Monday, August 27, 2018

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old

In looking back, it seems I have a preference for whiskies from Islay. Bunnahabhain is another one. The distillery is located in the northeast corner of the island just across a narrow strait from the mainland. Bunnahabhain, which means "mouth of the river" in Gaelic, was founded in 1883. Because of it's location, supplies and product were shipped by sea. A check of their website indicates that they distill some 19 varieties of whiskey and some are crazy expensive.

Palate: Very smooth and mild. Easy to hold on the tongue. Dense
Nose: Toffee
Color: Dark amber
Finish: Long and warming

Don't pass this one up and if you want to treat yourself, this is a good choice.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Head Count

The world is waiting to see if Saudi Arabia will execute it's first Saudi woman for the crime of political protest. Back in August the court recommended execution for Isra al-Ghomghan. She has been jailed for 3 years for political protest. A final decision will be sent down in October.

The Kingdom executed a woman in 2016 but it was for murder of a child and she was Ethiopian.

Just because they gave women the right to drive doesn't mean they will allow free speech.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Crawfish Disaster?

Seems that Michigan is having a problem with Louisiana crawfish. I'm a little surprised that they can survive up there given the ground freezing. Instead of spending money to eradicate them, they should grant fishing licenses for Cajuns to trap them.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Head Count

Saudi Arabia played catch up after Ramadan and beheaded 23 men. This jumps their year to date total to 76, the number of trombones that lead the big parade.

In other execution news, Japan hung the leader and 12 members of Aum Shinrinkyo, the cult that did the sarin attack on the subway.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Lip-Sync Bragging

You may have heard about the lip-sync challenge that's going around. The Gretna Police Department got my son, who has an advertising agency, to write and produce their video. He had a ball doing it and got to play with the SWAT vehicle. Here's a link:

Gretna PD Lip-Sync